Some resources from Chris's I. A. Richards Practical Criticism presentation from 2/23/11, IL 3240:

Poem III from Richards' protocols
University of Cambridge Virtual Classroom site
Explore the practical criticism virtually!

Orwell's 1943 opinion piece/blurb on Practical Criticism (scroll down to May 5, 1944)

Atlantic editorial on close reading

Response to Atlantic editorial on close reading

Advanced Placement Open-ended Question on Poetry from AP Literature & Composition exam

AP scoring guidelines for Open-Ended Question on Poetry